The divorce rate in the United States has declined for the third straight year, to the lowest level encountered since 1980. Conversely, the American marriage rate has increased to the highest level since 2009. These statistics seem to suggest that as a social and legal convention, the American marital…read more
In a previous blog post back in November 2015, we posed the question whether a divorce decree in Nevada has a shelf life. As luck would have it, the Nevada Supreme Court has now answered that question. And the answer is, “Yes.” A divorce decree in Nevada does have…read more
No, not “green” as in paperless. “Green” as in marijuana. A total of 54.47% of Nevada voters voted “yes” on Question 2, beating out the naysayers by almost 100,000 votes. Question 2 legalizes recreational marijuana by people who are 21 years old and over. So what does this mean…read more
The impact of federal tax rules on divorce are often misunderstood or misinterpreted. A few of the more common tax effects of divorce are as follows:
Child support payments have no tax effect. Payments received are not taxable to the recipient, and payments made are not deductible to the…read more
The Southern Nevada Health District is a public entity, separate from the State of Nevada and from Clark County. The Health District has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Clark County and regulates food establishments, public swimming pools, tattoo shops, and solid waste disposal sites. Persons affected by…read more
INTRODUCTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA INTO EVIDENCE, LATE ADDITION TO DECEMBER 1ST STATE BAR OF NEVADA ADVANCED FAMILY LAW CLEBY: Las Vegas Divorce Attorneys PecosLawGroup DATE: November 08, 2016 0 Comments
We are excited to announce that Rahul Gupta, Senior Deputy District Attorney from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, has agreed to be a late addition to our December 1, 2016 program. Mr. Gupta will present “Introduction of Social Media into Evidence, Including Overcoming Hearsay Objections.” The…read more
Supreme Court Justice Kristina Pickering, Court of Appeals Chief Judge Michael Gibbons and Court of Appeals Judge Abbi Silver, “ Family Law in Nevada’s Appellate Courts – Recent Decisions.”BY: Las Vegas Divorce Attorneys PecosLawGroup DATE: November 07, 2016 0 Comments
This presentation will focus on the relevant topics related to practice before the Nevada Appellate Courts. The panel discussion will include published opinions issued over the past year that are relevant to the practice of family law. Attention will focus on an array of topics, including child custody awards…read more
Annual State Bar of Nevada Advanced Family Law Program
December 1, 2016
8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
7.0 CLE credits, including .5 ethics credit
State Bar of Nevada Office
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
This presentation will provide a survey of all three types of marital agreements: Premarital Agreements; Post-Nuptial Agreements; and Separation…read more
Pecos Law Group is pleased to announce that certified paralegal, Amy Robinson, recently completed a program in professional divorce analysis and is now a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®).read more
Is Your Facebook Page Community Property?
In a recent Texas bankruptcy case, a Texas Bankruptcy Court found that business social media accounts are property interests. The court ordered the former owner to turn over his social media account passwords to the reorganized debtor. The important distinction was that the social…read more